Last week, the House passed H.R. 1044, the “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act” by a wide, bipartisan vote. This bill fixes a longstanding issue that contributes to lengthy backlogs in the employment-based green card system, which negatively impacts our nation’s economy.
The "thin blue line" that protects us and our families must always be honored. None deserve our remembrance more than those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our communities.
Each year in Washington D.C. the nation pays tribute with National Police Week and police from all over the nation come to the Capitol.
This past Wednesday evening, I received the Leadership in Public Service Award from the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI).
This award recognizes those who have made a profound impact on the Hispanic community in the United States and globally.
I would like to talk to you about one of the biggest concerns on people’s minds here in Texas, and in Washington- our healthcare.
It impacts every single one of us, so it is important that we get it right.
Last week I went to the border with President Trump and a few of my colleagues in Congress. The number of people fleeing their homelands in Central America to come to the United States is staggering.
I want to go over some of those numbers and the data behind this extremely important situation.